The When We Were Arabs Audiobook,  narrated by the author, is set for release exclusively from Audible on March 12, 2020. Preorders are available here.

– The Arabic-language edition of When We Were Arabs is tentatively set for release by October 2020. Please check back for details. 


When We Were Arabs in the news: 

NPR’s Best Books of 2019

NPR Review

Middle East Eye’s Best Books of 2019

Middle East Eye Review

Middle East Books (D.C.) #1 Bestseller of 2019

The New Arab’s Best Books of 2019

Celadon’s Most Powerful Memoirs of 2019

Seminary Co-op’s Notable Books of 2019

WBUR’s Best Reads of 2019

Los Angeles Review of Books

Inside Arabia


Raseef22 (Arabic, English)

Youm7 (Arabic)

Middle East Research & Information Project (MERIP)

Haaretz (Hebrew, English)

Palestine Square (Institute for Palestine Studies)

Publishers Weekly

Maroc Hebdo (French)

El Dostor – Egypt (Arabic)

Book Riot


Pacific Standard Magazine

Zaman Collective

Book Nomad Podcast


Broad Recognition (Yale University)


Washington Report on Middle East Affairs